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Old 10-01-2008, 10:13 PM   #15
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Why would you pay $3200 for the propane generator instead of a third of that for a Honda eu2000i?
I would consider paying extra for the ability to use a fuel that I am already carrying, instead of having to schlep additional gas cans. I know that some people have converted their Honda generators to burn propane, and paid a significant amount to do so. I like that this generator is "installed" and ready to use, without having to set it up.
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Old 10-01-2008, 10:20 PM   #16
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It is nice but I don't see anything that would sway from my dream trailer, an Escape 5.0. Ya gotta dream . . . .
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Old 10-01-2008, 10:30 PM   #17
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- but it's like walking into a house and having a bedroom right next to the front door -
I lived with my Aunt and Uncle when I was in High School. They had a 50' single-wide Mobilehome on a piece of land in Upstate New York, out in the country. It was positioned on a slope, leveled such that the rear of the frame sat right on the ground, and the hitch was 8 feet off the ground. The "main entry" door into the Living Room had no stairs, and was kept locked with a piece of furniture blocking it. The "Back" door entered right into the Master Bedroom, and was now the only entry into the "House". Woe be unto the teenager who stayed out on a Friday or Saturday night until after the adults went to bed.
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Old 10-01-2008, 10:37 PM   #18
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Another 48" bed. I really don't understand how two adults sleep in a bed that size. It would be nice if that bed was a gaucho (and bigger).

Other than that I like it.
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Old 10-02-2008, 06:03 AM   #19
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Another 48" bed. I really don't understand how two adults sleep in a bed that size. It would be nice if that bed was a gaucho (and bigger).

Other than that I like it.
Yes, this was my thought too. I talked to a factory rep a couple months ago when I first saw that it was on their site. Even if they had of made it 6" wider it would be better.

Very pricey, but the quality and features are top notch all the way through. If that bed had of been a bit bigger, they might of had a sale.

I am likely going to get the new Escape 19' because of the large permanent bed. I do like cuddling, but when asleep, I like my own space.
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Old 10-02-2008, 07:17 AM   #20
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I agree on the bed size. Need 60" for a bed.
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Have to agree on the bed - if it were at least a 54" bed we would be seriously considering it (with the front storage unit and the built-in genset) so, sad to say, Bigfoot's saving us a chunk of change - Reace is on the right track with the decent size beds!
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Old 10-02-2008, 07:49 AM   #22
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Wow! I really like it, except for the narrow bed. Very, very nice... if they could just figure out a way to get the bed 6 inches wider. Hmmm Would that be a 18.0 instead of a 17.5?

I agree, too, it's a bit heavy, unless that is real world weight (vs. pretend world).

But I love the floorplan!!
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Old 10-02-2008, 03:09 PM   #23
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I love this new Bigfoot design (except for the price)-I see it as the Perfect Trailer for the single traveler.

The floorplan is a bit like the Scamp 16' with the front Gaucho/Bed-If you piled 2 or three Pillows at the back of the bed during the day, it would almost be like a daytime sofa. (Maybe there is even an option where it comes with the "sofa" pillows but it would be easy to find some to match at a place like Pier One ).

If I were to "upgrade" to this particular trailer, I think it would be for travelling on my own-with the narrow permanent bed and all of the super nice amenities it would really be perfect for one.
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